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CSPAN
Dec 4, 2012 8:00pm EST
republicans lower taxes and get rid of the amt. john buckley, thank you for your help this morning in helping us try to understand the alternative minimum tax, appreciate it. >> guest: okay, good. >> in a few moments, a discussion of house spending cuts in the so-called fiscal cliff. in a little less than an hour, more about the fiscal cliff with republican representative tom cole from oklahoma. then the head of fema testifies on capitol hill about the government's response to hurricane sandy. and later, senate debate on the u.n. treaty for the disabled. ♪ ♪ >> this weekend on c-span3's american history tv, follow harry truman easeleddest grandson to hiroshima as the city prepared to mark the bombing of the city in 1945. >> you know, everybody has their own view what happened, and i, i don't, i don't want to argue survival with anyone in japan about the history. i think we're past that. my whole purpose for being here is to listen, to honor the dead, to listen to the living and to see -- to do what i can to see this doesn't happen again. >> clifton truman daniel will join us sunda
CSPAN
Nov 30, 2012 8:00pm EST
>> guest: that, in fact, was passed by a large majority. >> senator john mack cane manage the bill, and we understand they hoped to finish it up in three days. well, that didn't happen so how much work is left to do on it? >> it remains to be seen. there's a lot to be sorted out behind the scenes. i believe they want to finish up by monday, and that's where we are right now. >> the house approved its defense authorization bill this year. how does the senate bill duffer from the house bill? >> you know, i was speaking to people on the house side, senior congressional aids, and they do not see difficulties in getting it done. last year, they got a conference done in nine days, and i was assured they can do the same this time. it doesn't look to be contentious. both committees, house and senate, trying to keep it as a noncontroversial thing, coming to the end of the session here, so they need to move quickly. >> will they will able to do it before the end of the year? >> absolutely. >> we thank you for your time. >> my pleasure. >> panelists supported the use of tbil buster stating it
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2012 8:00pm EST
most important issues driving washington to you, thanks to the bank of america. thank you, john, and thank you to your colleagues. you may have gotten cards. we'll be bringing you into the conversation, think about what you're going to ask. without further adieu, we'll bring in bob woodward. mr. woodward? [applause] >> thank you. saving seats with my notes. i'll pick those up. >> which is your chair? >> you get the daddy chair. >> okay, thank you, thank you. >> so the price of politics, which has become a best seller, as all your books do, looked at the last cliff negotiations over the previous grand bargain that didn't quite get over the finish line. what does that teach us about the current cliff negotiations? >> well, it's ground hog day. the question who is playing bill murray? i mean such a repetition. it's the same players at the same seats at the table with the same doctrines, and, so, you know, where this goes, i -- i think anyone who thinks they know is wrong. as you know, they talk about the fiscal cliff. some people say it's a slope. somebody said it was a bungi jump. some
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2012 8:00pm EST
literally thousands and thousands of innocent people. senator lieberman. >> thanks, john. we've obviously reached a grave moment in the war that's raged in syria now for more than 20 months, and it's grave for the obvious effect that we believe the outside government has weaponnized the chemical and bilogical agents and put them in a position where they can be used fairly rapidly. this, as you look back over the 20 months of the conflict, this follows a series of events, one leading to the other which people said could not happen, and this began, remember, with peaceful demonstrations, and when assad was unable to control them or suppress them, he began to fire on his own people, and they began to defend themselves in a very unfair fight, one many of us thought we should immediately take sides on the side of freedom, and give those freedom fighters the weapons to which they could fight. it happened, but much too late. people say, at least he's not using the air force to attack his people, but then he attacked his people from the air. now more than 40,000 killed. when we see the
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